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APNewsBreak: Vickers to replace Tony Stewart at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Associated Press has learned that Brian Vickers will replace injured driver Tony Stewart at Daytona International Speedway....

NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul to its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors....

Injured Tony Stewart to miss start of final NASCAR season

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday....

NASCAR's Tony Stewart hospitalized with back injury

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart was hospitalized Tuesday with a back injury and Stewart-Haas Racing said the team was unsure of the extent of his injuries just a week before he is expected in Daytona to prepare for his final season in Sprint Cup....






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